Bush and Gore Respond: Candidates Take a Stand on Space

George W. Bush and Al Gore both support completing the International Space Station (ISS) and preparing for a possible human mission to Mars. In responses from the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates to five questions submitted by SPACE.COM on key space policy issues, few stark differences in policy emerged. The Candidates Respond to’s Questions What would President George W. Bush do for space? Read on to see his responses to’s questions. Would President Al Gore send a manned mission to Mars? See what he told Yet the candidates’ differing philosophies on government spending, international cooperation and the private sector draw a dramatic difference in how each man would handle NASA and the aerospace industry.